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Adaptation to repeated gait-slip perturbations among individuals with multiple sclerosis.

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Summary of "Adaptation to repeated gait-slip perturbations among individuals with multiple sclerosis."

Perturbation training, built upon motor adaptation and learning, has been increasingly used as a fall prevention paradigm in older adults. This training paradigm involves repeated externally-induced perturbations (like slips) to facilitate the error-driven learning of necessary motor skills for preventing falls. It remains unknown if people with multiple sclerosis can adapt to large-scale slip perturbations, which impedes the application of perturbation training in persons with multiple sclerosis. This study explored whether people with multiple sclerosis can adapt to large-scale repeated gait-slips.

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Name: Multiple sclerosis and related disorders
ISSN: 2211-0356
Pages: 135-141

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